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humidity is 56%. nor flint at 5 -- a north wind at 5. high temperature of 86 today. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. not a bad start to go along with that forecast. artscape closures in the city in effect through the weekend. artscape is going on this weekend. we have grand prix closures as well. we're not dealing with a lot. 54 miles per hour on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. drive times -- five minutes on southbound 95 down to the fort mchenry. eight minutes on southbound 895 down to the harbor tunnel tolls.
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here's a quick live look outside. 70 west of the beltway moving well. a nice start as we switch over to the west side at frederick road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. a domestic dispute turns deadly in anne arundel county. >> a man reportedly responsible is charges in his wife's death. police say the real previous incidents. stephen salb is now behind bars. police responded to a call for a domestic assault on jones drive. they found the victim with lacerations to work upper body. she later died. the daughter was injured with minor cuts. police say she was hurt when trying to help her mother. >> it is not a reflection of the neighborhood. i just have a feeling that he's
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now. i feel sorry for the children. we're praying for the children. >> a candlelight vigil was held at the home last night. >> a man is unguarded custody after a police-involved shooting. it happened just before 11 and on fillmore street. officers were trying to pull over the driver of a car suspected of drug activity. that is when the suspect pulled a gun. the driver fled the scene but turned up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm. >> he walked into shock trauma, suffering from a gunshot wound identifiedct has been optione as the driver of the vehicle. police say the girl was thrown from a vehicle when it struck a
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tree head-on. an adult and another child were treated for less serious injuries. >> the presidential historian charged with stealing documents is asking for a bail review. an attorney for barry landau made a request arguing it is unreasonable that his client was denied bail. barry landau and jason savedoff are charged in theft of more than $100,000. police searched a documents and they found other documents. of doctor accused performing hundreds of unnecessary stent procedures have lost his license. the license of dr. mark midei has been revoked.
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midei asked the state board to reverse this decision. >> a lawsuit may move forward to a jury trial. a circuit judge refused to dismiss the case and rejected efforts to take into arbitration. this case involved a condo purchase of paul clark. he claims he cannot live there because of black mold. the judge ruled that there were aware of structural damage and building code violations as far back as june of 2008. the american medical association has suggested it may be a good idea to take obese children away from their children. they believe it would be beneficial in extreme cases to place the children into temporary foster care. they think this would be more
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ethical. the idea is not sitting well with everyone. >> obesity is not only come from overheating. there is genetics involved with that as well. >> we're talking about children who are simply not obese or overweight. is our children who of parents whose behavior is seen as neglectful. >> a doctor explains extreme cases can be defined as a child who's overly a beast, has medical complications, and has parents that have been deemed medically and neglectful. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> 67 degrees on tv hill. a brutal murder of a child in new york city.
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have his body was found. >> new details on
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>> welcome back. a beautiful sunrise in a few minutes. a refreshing change in the air mass. 60's in the suburbs. the humidity is gone. a cold front went through last night. in the northern suburbs, low 60's. tonight, maybe in the 50 plus. 63 in parkton. 73 in annapolis. a beautiful day on tap. mostly sunny and a high temperature around 86. we'll come back and check the forecast for the weekend. >> police suspect murder-suicide in the death of a mother and her three children. the bodies were discovered by
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the children's father in the hall earlier this week. police believe this was a murder suicide. the family was relatively quiet. the murder -- a murdered new york city boy is laid to rest. services for leiby kletzky. police say the boy was killed after he stopped and asked a man for directions on his way home from day care. police arrested levi aron after finding some of the boys remains inside his refrigerator. betty ford will be laid to rest beside her husband today in grand rapids, michigan. lynne cheney will give an eulogy. bill clinton, dick cheney, and barbara bush are expected to attend. the funeral returns to the gerald ford museum or private
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burial service will be held. she died last week at the age of 93. >> there is word this morning negotiations at the white house have reached a boiling point. kate amara is in washington. >> according to reports, president obama ended the meeting saying enough is enough and walked out. tempers are rising. the fourth straight day of debt talks said to have ended in a heated exchange. eric cantor proposed a temporary fix, president obama responded with, don't call my bluff. >> for a guy we thought was no drama, it sounds like a pretty exciting meeting. >> the president will not agree to a short-term debt limit extension. >democrats and republicans have
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reached an impasse. >> despite his claims to the contrary, the president has no intention of cutting spending or dealing with deficits and debts. >> it is fear right thing to do. it is worth it to do something and get the biggest possible deal. >> the risk to our economy is too great. >> the stomach has moody's warned it might lower the countries credit warning. >> it would be a major crisis. >> negotiations are scheduled to resume at the white house later today. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 67 degrees on tv hill. why those quickly stated disclaimers at the end of the commercial may have more effect than your first thought. >> some investment firms are digging troubled consumers even
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deeper into debt. >> we will update you on some closures in the city and check on
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. one problem if you travel down towards d.c., southbound 95 and powder mill road, we have a disabled vehicle. that may cause some delays. not seeing a lot of the delays around the airport if you're trawling towards the airport this morning. everything running smoothly
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aside for most artscape closures in the city and the grand prix construction. we have some construction in that area. watch for delays. north side of looking good. no problems on the west side, 55 miles per hour. a smooth ride from the maryland line all we down to the beltway. looking at a smooth ride here at liberty. volume picking up in the outer loop as you make your way closer to edmundson. a nice start to your ride on the beltway. this is 95 in the white marsh area. southbound traffic, so far so good as you make your way down towards the beltway and the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. >> we had a cold front go
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through last night. that is pushing the storms off the carolina coast. high pressure is taking control. i'm sure you're noticing the change in the air mass. the dew points have dropped into the 50's. that makes a big difference. 68 is the temperature at the airport -- excuse me. i'm ok. sunny skies and must humid. mostly clear tonight. upper 50's tonight in the suburbs. mid 60's boss in the city. i do not think we will break in the overnight low records. that is unusual to get the temperatures to drop in the 50's during the overnight this time of year. big area of high pressure in control during the day tomorrow. that will slide off the coast as we head towards the weekend. the surface wind will turn to the south. temperatures get warmer.
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the temperatures will jump into the 90's. this will be an outstanding beach weekend. keep that in mind. 85 tomorrow. up close to 90 on sunday. it will feel very nice at the beach. it is basically the same forecast for us here at home. 86 today. 87 tomorrow. saturday, close to 90. 93 on sunday here in baltimore. mid 90's on monday and tuesday of next week. get out and enjoy the beautiful weather. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> we have a few diversions around the artscape set up. there is a diversion at charles street. the 11 bus southbound. a diversion at maryland. we have delays on the 48, 19,
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36, 44 buses. trains and light rail looking good. i am a kurt kronke. >> loans to those with less than stellar credit are coming back. this is not the banks making the loans but private investment firms. some are issuing a jumbo loans, which are more than $400,000. critics say would-be boris beware.e wheorrowers should so-called cramming. because americans $2 billion a year. that is where phone companies
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and phone charges to the bill on be announced to customers. -- unbeknonst to customers. if a disclaimer came at the end of a well-known product, it does not have a negative affect. the faster the disclaimer, the more the product was mistrusted. most are about terms or conditions or special deals involving a product. you know what i'm talking about. >> like one that says it may lead to bleeding from the eyes. it is getting tense in the nation's capital. jane king joins us live with the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> good morning.
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futures are a little bit higher today. the market's seen l worried about this debt limit thing. we have been worrying about the european debt crisis. we cannot ignore what is going on here. moody's put more pressure on lawmakers to increase u.s. debt the the. they place the u.s. credit limit under review for possible downgrading. president obama considering summoning lawmakers to camp david this weekend. more trouble for borders. just what we thought it would be saved, creditors say a liquidation of the chain would deliver more value in stead. the private equity firm is now withdrawing its bid to buy borders. we do finished higher yesterday.
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john boehner saying it is a crapshoot whether the federal debt limit will be boosted. he meant that going into default would be a crapshoot and that the fault should be avoided. the for closure picture is back in focus. the number of properties getting a notice of repossession plunged 29% in the first half of this year. all those delays in processing the default would push many into foreclosure filings into next year or beyond. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> you would think successful recording artist would have no problems with for closure housing issues. that is not the case. >> it is a perfect example of is how not how much you make but how much you spend it.
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j.p. morgan chase going after and his mansion in chicago. >> 67 degrees on tv hill and delightful outside. the cars racing in the first ever baltimore grand prix are revving up their engines. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with a proposal to put dangerously obese children into temporary foster care? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> motorists are advised to plan now for the upcoming grand prix.
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there will be road closures as a result of the race. access to many streets will be cut off as the track loops around camden yards and the convention center. >> most people in the city need to be aware that once this track is built, the major crosstrees between harborplace and the stadium across pratt street are not going to be accessible. >> race fans are kurds to use public transportation to get tto the event. >> the mayor was on hand for the groundbreaking of a new rec center. it is the first designed to meet new criteria. it will have a computer lab, a gymnasium, a game room and much more. 67 degrees on tv hill. a death caused by contagious
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menengitis is noted in the baltimore area. >> things of pretty quiet this morning. a beautiful stretch of weather coming up. the heat is back in the seven- day forecast. >> quiet as well for your morning rush. some
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody.
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welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. didn't issue a great when you walked out the door this morning? >> a refreshing change. we had a front go through last night. a nice breeze. this is about as nice as it gets in the middle of july. go outside and play if you can. i'm not saying don't go to work. 68 at the airport. a few clouds drifting around. the bid is 56%. that is the difference. sunshine today. -- humidity it is 66%. we'll come back and show you the forecast for the upcoming weekend. the next few days, the outstanding. >> not dealing with any incidents. we have a few closures in the city. artscape closures in effect until early next week. artscape is this weekend.
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watch for delays. a nice ride on the beltway. our speed sensors not picking up anything in terms of delays. northbound pratt street, watch for some closures in advance of grand prix. five minutes is a drive time on southbound 95 down to the fort mchenry. eight minutes down to the harbor tunnel. this is traffic at liberty. outer loop traffic and building just a bit but nothing major delay-wise. this is traffic at white marsh and we're problem-free on 95 all the way down towards howard county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> a neighborhood shocked after a domestic dispute turned deadly. >> a husband is behind bars charged with his wife's death. jennifer franciotti has more on
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this story. >> he was very kind, considerate. a gentle giant. >> stephen salb is behind bars and facing murder charges in the death of his wife. police responded to the home for a report of a domestic report. >> they located a female inside the residence and she had sustained lacerations to the body. >> shocking to me that the violence of it. the violence of it. >> jill salb was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. >> it appears a female inside the house sustained some minor lacerations. she tried to intervene and she was taken to an area hospital. >> one of my neighbors came over and told me what happened. i was sick to my stomach. things like that don't happen
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around here. >> there are no indications of prior incidents at the home. >> that was jennifer franciotti reporting. police say cell phone communications helped track down the man. nathaniel booker faces a host of charges. police are still looking for his alleged accomplice. >> firefighters from three counties are called to battle the fire in elkridge. the fire began around 10:30 last night on washington boulevard. it took 45 minutes for crews to get it under control. there were no reported injuries. fire investigators say a pox on a stove sparked a fire in owings mills damaging or destroying 13 units.
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more than 25 people were displaced. firefighters will return to the complex from the night to address any questions that residents may have. >> note mta passengers are in danger of falling the death of a bus driver from menengitis. died at union memorial hospital. only those who had close personal contact with the individual should be concerned. >> the bacteria is spread by droplets. what that means is that individuals have to be close enough together to be able to exchange saliva. >> the mta has not released the person's identity. he had been on the job for 21 years. >> two local families of both lose a child to sudden i
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infant death syndrome. this is a story the i-team first reported last year. a lot has happened since then. lisa robinson explains. >> we began to hear from more and more parents with similar circumstances. they were frustrated. that is the same thing terry and stephanie first told us. their daughter was just five months old when sids snatched her way. they were invited to testify in washington. >> i think they are going after any numbers that they can get inclement any babies that they can. >> they have to wait over a year for answers from the government, wanted to know how her identity could have been stolen. >> the you have any knowledge of the irs has made any efforts to catch the thief? >> did they get any explanation
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as to what happened? lisa robinson reporting. >> the tax filing deadline has come and gone, but a warning about a tax scheme. the scam targets old elite taxpayers. victor's report being contacted by someone from a company who offer them for money from special stimulus program. they were asked to provide personal information so the company could file a tax return to get the check. always review the final version of your tax return when filed by someone else. >> the orders -- ulysses currie will have to return the passport after returning. he was accused of --
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bribery charges against helen holton are dismissed after a vote. she had been accused of bribery for allegedly getting developers to cover the cost of a poll. her attorneys argued the state violated the concept of legislative immunity. is currently running for reelection. 67 degrees on tv hill. by some researchers say a simple pill could keep from contracting hiv. >> a dummy pill considered using a powerful medicine. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with a proposal to put dangerously obese children into temporary foster care? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> we're checking the area roads. we will update you on some
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closures to expect in
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>> welcome back. a beautiful morning outside. it will be a great sunrise in just a few minutes. you'll notice the air is a lot clearer. we had a cold front comes through last night. a beautiful start on this thursday blamed. temperatures in the low 70's downtown. 59 in york, pennsylvania. many view in the northern suburbs may drop into the 50's. a beautiful afternoon on top with a high temperature around 86. we'll come back and check the forecast for the weekend and the beach. stay with us.
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>> new study shows daily hov pills can prevent the virus in heterosexual men and women. the study were done in africa among adults considered high risk for contracting hiv. taking drugs could prevent the virus. taking the pills once a day lower the overall risk by more than 60%. researchers stopped the study early so participants getting placebo treatment can get the real drug. >> the term placebo is being discussed differently this morning. it has been found to be a powerful medicine. they are done repels often given during clinical trials. a new study of asthma patients found placebo in heller's had no effect on lung function.
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said placebos were just as effective as the real medications. >> mind over matter. 67 degrees on tv hill. keith mills will of the latest on the fight for the world cup. >> the tents set up as the city gets ready for artscape. will talk about the festival. >> is my microphone on? looking great outside. probably a chance you will not want to be stuck indoors. your
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. you should enjoy this cry for now. we're not dealing with any delays at the moment. everything looking good. we have some artscape closures in effect until early next week. we are tracking some closures in advance of the grand prix. northbound like street. we have one lane getting by in each direction. watch for possible delays. let's take a live view of
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traffic at providence, the north side of the beltway. it looks good at the moment. not a lot happening on the north side. harrisburg expressway looks good coming down towards the beltway. this is 95 south of 100 into howard county toward the capital beltway pyrrhic a nice ride down towards the capital beltway. no problems to report northbound heading towards the baltimore beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> we have a few diversions from the artscape setup includes the three, 11, 61 bus is diverting northbound at charles street. the 11 bus is diverting at maryland and north. a diversion at preston and maryland. the 44 and 48 buses operating with delays. no delays on the marc trains
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system. metro subway on schedule. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> we have a lot of good news in the seven-day forecast. first we say good morning to ava marie. if you are looking for something to do, she has a suggestion. >> we are here at artscape. it looks quiet right now but tents are set up. we have somewhat the baltimore office of parts and promotion. tell us about the excitement of this festival. >> this goes about 12 city blocks and has the best in performing arts during this three-day festival. >> what are the highlights? >> musical highlights on the main stage include fantasia on
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friday. we have a jewish reggae artist on sunday and we're expecting a big stage. -- a big crowd. the main stage is on mount royal avenue. >> i am new to baltimore. what is the kind of the set up? royal.e mount laurel said upp >> we have outdoor and indoor venues. the meyerhof will have artist. also this is a celebration of the arts. >> it is summer. it could be hot outdoors. there are indoor and venues. that is important for people to know. >> you can keep cool and go to
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performances in door. we have food and beverages sold on site. >> this weekend is not god's be unbearably hiot. there is parking available nearby the festival. >> street parking available and go to our website, >> go to the website, you can see which streets to avoid which are closed off. there are showers of the new england coast line and thunderstorms off the coast of carolinas. those are the storms that pass through it last night. plenty of sunshine and more comfortable weather ahead. what can festival goers expect? >> you should check out artscape. this is your first time in baltimore.
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there are a lot of fun things to do. thank you. we appreciate that. we had a cold front go through last night. the strongest thunderstorms were down around d.c. now the skies are clear. the wind has shifted to the north. a breeze coming out of pennsylvania. the dew points have dropped. high pressure has taken control. it will stick around for a couple of days. check of these dew points. low 50's cost in most areas. yesterday there were up around 70, 71. that is a tropical air mass. it feels much more comfortable. the temperatures have dropped off across the northern suburbs. some 50's showing up in pennsylvania. a beautiful, quiet start for us on this thursday morning. sunshine is our forecast.
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north wind at 10 to 15 miles per hour. high temperatures in the mid 80's. witches had a beautiful sunrise. mostly clear tonight. -- we just had a beautiful sunrise. low to mid 60's's in the city tonight. you can open the windows tonight and get a break. high pressure will be with us tomorrow. another nice day as far as the humidity on friday. the humidity will go up over the weekend along with the temperatures. outstanding for the next two days. a good weekend for going to the beach. sunshine all weekend in ocean city. mid 80's and near 90 on sunday. great beach weather. 87 at home on friday. on sunday, the heat and the humidity start to come back. mid 90's all the way to the middle of next week. some computer models take us
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close to it was hundred by the middle of next week. >> 5:50. 87 degrees on tv hill. an exciting fight for the women's soccer championship in the world cup. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> time to get to one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked- do you agree with a proposal to put dangerously obese children into temporary foster care? >> keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of >> good morning. the orioles made a strong case of and need it as they resumed their season tonight. or elise draw on the first 11 or
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12 weeks of this season. jeremy guthrie starts tonight against the cleveland indians. the first half wasn't all bad. let's look at the top five plays of the first half. j.j. hardy against tampa. grand slam. home against the yankees. derek jeter at third. adam jones throws a rocket to matt wieters., derek nick markakis it goes up against wall. kevin greg celebrates a spectacular play. adam jones, walk off home run. there goes the home run. adam jones, the player of the year.
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this is spectacular. was that willie mays or adam jones? we thought we would give you something to cheer about. sunday afternoon, the women's team plays against the soccer championship. the beat france - they beat france, 3-1. the u.s. in white. lauren cheney, 1-0, u.s. this ties the game at one. corner kick. abby wambach. who else? 2-1, u.s. on top. a huge insurance goal, alex
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morgan. 3-1, the u.s. wins. they will play japan on sunday. coming up, roger goodell gets ripped. >> a light rail stop will soon get some new lighting. >> a preschool for homeless kids could soon be homeless itself. >> some polar bears are feeling writing home in san diego. >> we have a beautiful stretch of weather on tapp. >> two inouye accents the we're tracking, one in hunt valley -- t
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